Rocklin Police capture federal fugitive

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Rocklin Police arrested Jamal Shaw, 37, of Stockton, who was wanted by the Secret Service, following a short pursuit around 5 p.m. on Sept. 1. Initially, officers stopped Shaw’s vehicle in the area of Sierra College Boulevard and Interstate 80 for a vehicle code violation. As they approached the car, reported Rocklin Police Lt. Jamie Knox, Shaw abruptly drove away at a high rate of speed. The officers followed Shaw as he drove on westbound Interstate 80 into the city of Roseville where he drove over a curb flattening one of the vehicle’s tires. Shaw continued to drive the vehicle, but abandoned it in the Kaiser Permanente parking lot at the corner of Cirby Way and Riverside Boulevard. Witnesses pointed officers in the direction that Shaw had fled. After a brief foot pursuit, officers apprehended Shaw. California Highway Patrol and Roseville Police officers assisted in the pursuit. When officers located the abandoned vehicle, they found passengers, including a child, waiting in the car. They were released without charges. Shaw was booked into Placer County Jail on federal charges, including a felony Federal warrant, felony evasion of a police officer, resisting arrest and felony child endangerment.